This is episode 111 of crankygeeks. Here is the episode page description:
Windows 7 On Tap?, Yahoo! Wants a Better Offer, EU Allows Mobile Phones on Planes, 3G iPhone? and more...
What's new in Episode 111
Sebastian Rupley, Co-Crank, PCMagCast.com
Jason Cross, Senior Editor, ExtremeTech.com
Rafe Needleman, Editor, CNET Webware
Gates Teases Bankers with Windows 7
According to reports on The Register, Bill Gates said at a meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank on Friday that Windows 7 could be released "sometime in the next year or so".
Reports Say that the 3G iPhone is Coming in 60 Days
Influential tech journalist Walt Mossberg at the Wall Street Journal has claimed the 3G iPhone will be here "in 60 days". Analysts are also claiming that Apple and its partners are clearing out stocks of the current version of the phone, so the June timeframe may be a possibility. Is it?
The EU Gives the Thumbs-Up to Cell Phone Use in Flight
The European Union on Monday opened the way for air travelers to use mobile phones to talk, text or send e-mails on planes throughout Europe's airspace. Midair service may be available as soon as this year on some airlines for passengers using European GSM technology.
New Life for Windows XP
Recently, there have been many reports about Microsoft extending the life of Windows XP--yet again--in order to support new ultra-low-cost (ULC) laptops. PC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Lance Ulanoff says Microsoft should pull Vista Basic from the shelves and every OEM pipeline.
Charles Manson Cuts a Downloadable Album
Murderous psycho and wannabe musician Charles Manson has released a record under a Creative Commons license, according to the LimeWire Music Blog. Manson, ringleader of the "Manson family" cult that killed actress Sharon Tate and many others during the late '60s, always fancied himself a musician.